Posts tagged "Distant Relatives"

WATCH THIS: Damian Marley & Nas “Patience”

The Latest & Greatest Video Yet From The Album Distant Relatives

“Ayo D—let’s go all the way in on this one,” says Nas at the top of the track. And director Nabil Elderkin did just that—this video is all about mystical visionary-type visuals. Read more »

WATCH THIS: Distant Relatives In Jamrock

Jr. Gong & Nas Go From Hope Road To Trenchtown To The Promised Land

Since we find ourselves in that powerful week between Dennis Brown and Bob Marley’s birthdays, it seemed only right to take it back to the Rock. Shout to the homie B+ of Mochilla fame, who put together this tasty Jamaica travelogue for HipHopDX. In case you missed it, here’s the full rewind: Read more »

HEAR THIS: Damian Marley “Just Ain’t The Same”

Jr. Gong Switches Up His Flow, Kicks The Half That’s Never Been Told

From birth, Damian Marley has been exposed to real situations that most of us could never even imagine. But every once in a while he lifts the curtain and lets his fans glimpse the innermost thoughts of a champion in action. His remarkable new tune “Just Ain’t The Same,” is as real as it gets, treading on all sorts of touchy topics with righteous abandon. Read more »

WATCH THIS: Damian Marley & Nas Live in NYC

Performing Tracks From Distant Relatives Live For The First Time

Last night’s show at the Highline Ballroom was sold out for weeks in advance, and when the time came for the Distant Relatives to come together, the energy was at a peak. Even the New York Times was paying attention to this long anticipated collaboration between Damian Jr. Gong Marley and Nasty Nas. And although most of the songs on the set list had never been performed in public before, they proved had no trouble moving the crowd. Both artists had their own solo sets—Damian performed his father’s classic “No More Trouble” on a night when all of Jamaica was thinking the same thing, and Nas ran through a medley of hits including “Made U Look,” and a motherland remix of “One Mic” accompanied only by hand drums. His biggest forward of the night came during the “alimony” lyrics at the end of “Strong Will Continue” which segued perfectly into “Hate Me Now.” But at the end of the night, it was all about love…

“The Promised Land” and “Welcome To Jamrock”

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HEAR THIS: Damian Marley & Nas “As We Enter”

DUNGLOAD The First Official Single from the album Distant Relatives.

You already heard the leak, now check out the full I-fficial mix as Nas and D brandish their razor-sharp lyrical swords. Man a bad man, me no play Willy Wonka! Run the track…

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HEAR THIS: Damian Marley & Nas “As We Enter”

Dungload The Official First Single Off The Distant Relatives Project

We brought you a snippet last summer. Now check the full version as Jr. Gong and Esco go in.

Dungload the track here.